Spiritual Growth: Believe
65 Verses About the Goodness of God
You likely know that God is good—but do you really know how great His goodness is and how much He wants to bestow it upon you? Perhaps, you’ve struggled with believing and receiving the goodness of God in every area of your life. Here is the answer: Renew your mind to the goodness of God. Don’t think it will make a difference? Countless people have received healing and other miracles when they simply caught a revelation of God’s goodness!
You can prepare your heart for demonstrations of God’s goodness in every area of your lifeand be a witness of His goodness to the world. Begin renewing your mind today with these 65 verses about the goodness of God.
Note: All scriptures are referenced in the English Standard Version of the Bible, except where noted.
God called the dry land Earth, and the waters that were gathered together he called Seas. And God saw that it was good.
And God saw everything that he had made, and behold, it was very good.
And he said, “I will make all my goodness pass before you and will proclaim before you my name ‘The Lord.’ And I will be gracious to whom I will be gracious, and will show mercy on whom I will show mercy.
The Lord passed before him and proclaimed, “The Lord, the Lord, a God merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abounding in steadfast love and faithfulness.
1 Chronicles 16:34
Oh give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; for his steadfast love endures forever!
Every good thing I have comes from you.
The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. He restores my soul. He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name’s sake. Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me. You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; you anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows.
Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life, and I shall dwell in the house of the Lord forever.
Remember not the sins of my youth or my transgressions; according to your steadfast love remember me, for the sake of your goodness, O Lord!
I believe that I shall look upon the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living!
Oh, how abundant is your goodness, which you have stored up for those who fear you and worked for those who take refuge in you, in the sight of the children of mankind!
He loves righteousness and justice; the earth is full of the steadfast love of the Lord.
Oh, taste and see that the Lord is good! Blessed is the man who takes refuge in him!
Blessed is the one you choose and bring near, to dwell in your courts! We shall be satisfied with the goodness of your house, the holiness of your temple!
You crown the year with Your goodness, and Your paths drip with abundance.
Answer me, O Lord, for your steadfast love is good; according to your abundant mercy, turn to me.
For the Lord God is a sun and shield; the Lord bestows favor and honor. No good thing does he withhold from those who walk uprightly.
For you, O Lord, are good and forgiving, abounding in steadfast love to all who call upon you.
For the Lord is good; his steadfast love endures forever, and his faithfulness to all generations.
The Lord is merciful and gracious, slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love.
Praise the Lord! Oh give thanks to the Lord, for he is good, for his steadfast love endures forever!
Oh give thanks to the Lord, for he is good, for his steadfast love endures forever!
Oh, that men would give thanks to the Lord for His goodness, and for His wonderful works to the children of men! For He satisfies the longing soul, and fills the hungry soul with goodness.
You are good and do good; teach me your statutes.
Praise the Lord, for the Lord is good; sing to his name, for it is pleasant!
Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good, for his steadfast love endures forever.
The Lord is good to all, and his mercy is over all that he has made.
You keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on you, because he trusts in you.
Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.
For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.
I will feast the soul of the priests with abundance, and my people shall be satisfied with my goodness, declares the Lord.
The Lord is good to those who wait for him, to the soul who seeks him.
Afterward the children of Israel shall return and seek the Lord their God, and David their king, and they shall come in fear to the Lord and to his goodness in the latter days.
He has told you, O man, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?
The Lord is good, a stronghold in the day of trouble; he knows those who take refuge in him.
If you then, who are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father who is in heaven give good things to those who ask him!
And Jesus said to him, “Why do you call me good? No one is good except God alone.
But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, expecting nothing in return, and your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High, for he is kind to the ungrateful and the evil.
If you then, who are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will the heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to those who ask him!
For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.
The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life and have it abundantly.
How God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and with power. He went about doing good and healing all who were oppressed by the devil, for God was with him.
Yet he did not leave himself without witness, for he did good by giving you rains from heaven and fruitful seasons, satisfying your hearts with food and gladness.
Or do you presume on the riches of his kindness and forbearance and patience, not knowing that God's kindness is meant to lead you to repentance?
But God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.
And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.
Note then the kindness and the severity of God: severity toward those who have fallen, but God's kindness to you, provided you continue in his kindness. Otherwise you too will be cut off.
Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.
I myself am satisfied about you, my brothers, that you yourselves are full of goodness, filled with all knowledge and able to instruct one another.
1 Corinthians 10:13
No temptation has overtaken you that is not common to man. God is faithful, and he will not let you be tempted beyond your ability, but with the temptation he will also provide the way of escape, that you may be able to endure it.
2 Corinthians 5:17
Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come.
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.
Ephesians 3:20 (AMPC)
[God will do] superabundantly, far over and above all that we [dare] ask or think [infinitely beyond our highest prayers, desires, thoughts, hopes, or dreams].
And I am sure of this, that he who began a good work in you will bring it to completion at the day of Jesus Christ.
And my God will supply every need of yours according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus.
1 Timothy 4:4
For everything created by God is good, and nothing is to be rejected if it is received with thanksgiving.
2 Timothy 1:7
For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.
2 Timothy 3:16
All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness.
Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change.
1 Peter 2:3
If indeed you have tasted that the Lord is good.
1 Peter 5:7
Casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you.
2 Peter 3:9
The Lord is not slow to fulfill his promise as some count slowness, but is patient toward you, not wishing that any should perish, but that all should reach repentance.
1 John 1:5
This is the message we have heard from him and proclaim to you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all.
1 John 1:9
If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
2 Peter 1:4
By which he has granted to us his precious and very great promises, so that through them you may become partakers of the divine nature, having escaped from the corruption that is in the world because of sinful desire.
As you renew your mind with these 65 Scriptures about the goodness of God, your confidence in His goodness and love for you will soar! Begin expecting to see manifestations of the goodness of God in your life—Every. Single. Day.
Listen in as Kenneth Copeland and Jerry Savelle talk about the presence, power and goodness of God.